Elbit Systems announced as latest sponsor for UAV Technology conference 2018

SMi reports: Elbit Systems to sponsor UAV Technology conference in September

SMi are delighted to welcome Elbit Systems to the sponsor line-up for UAV Technology conference taking place on the 26th and 27th September 2018.


Elbit Systems offers a comprehensive range of UAS - from the man-portable Skylark™ LEX mini UAS, through the versatile tactical UAS and up to the next-generation Hermes™ 900 medium altitude long endurance (MALE) UAS.

The design of Elbit's UAS is based on decades of operational experience, and the systems are in service with numerous military and security forces worldwide. The UAS are the backbone of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) UAS force. Elbit Systems' extensive experience and innovative approach to all aspects of UAS development, production, fielding and support result in outstanding UAS performance and highly-effective operational yields around the globe [elbit].

Elbit Systems will be presenting at the two-day conference and will be there to discuss clients requirements and provide solutions to their potential challenges. In conjunction with Elbit Systems presenting, the Swiss Air Force will provide an International Keynote Presentation on "An Update on the Swiss UAV Fleet and the Requirements of Modernisation". Colonel Adrian Fischer, Officer Commanding, 84th UAV Command, Swiss Air Force will discuss the introduction of Elbit's Hermes 900 platform to the Swiss UAV Fleet, Elbit's next-generation multi-role MALE UAS. His presentation will cover: The main UAV technologies at use in Switzerland, The Elbit Hermes 900 platform, The RUAG Ranger, phasing out the RUAG Ranger while introducing the Elbit Hermes 900, Developing the MALE UAV fleet and Airspace Integration.

Elbit's Hermes 900 features over-the-horizon, persistent multi-mission, multi-payload capabilities with a class-leading payload carrying capacity of 350 kg. Hermes 900 is capable of performing missions for area dominance and persistent ISTAR (intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance) [ELBIT].

International Keynote presentations at the conference will also be hosted by the French Marine Nationale (SFC), State Protection and Security - France & PEO AVIATION - US Army.

Download the brochure on the conference website for more information, you can also download the agenda and past attendee lists by organisation, job title, country and sponsors, visit www.uav-technology.org/roboticstomorrowpr

UAV Technology
26th -27th September 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
http://www.uav-technology.org/roboticstomorrowpr

Gold Sponsor: SRC
Sponsored by: AP-Flyer and Elbit Systems
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About SMi Group:

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